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Address: 100 Mount Albert Road, Auckland, New Zealand
Phone Number: 09 846 7367
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This home grew from a modest farmhouse built in 1863 into an enormous fairy...

This home grew from a modest farmhouse built in 1863 into an enormous fairy tale mansion, where visitors can admire its beautiful verandahs and towers and view original family furniture.

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Lovely Home

This home is a beautifully restored home. My husband and I while on vacation in New Zealand decided that we would like to check out some of the Historic homes and gardens in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
minkewaleveld
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Portland, Oregon

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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182 reviews
99 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

Impressive colonial property. Very friendly guide who made it interesting for the kids. Lovely house decked out with tasteful Xmas decorations. Peaceful and relaxing grounds. Interesting history. Definitely worth a visit. On a fine day take a picnic and eat in the lovely grounds.

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Thank lottie1909
Portland, Oregon
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76 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This home is a beautifully restored home. My husband and I while on vacation in New Zealand decided that we would like to check out some of the Historic homes and gardens in Auckland. I have always loved to tour these old homes and appreciate all the hard work the people did to keep it up and also to learn... More 

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1 Thank minkewaleveld
North of Auckland
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76 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This is a wonderful house both inside & out, well restored & full of the original furniture & facts about the family who built it too. Nice grounds. Every Aucklander should visit this place to get an idea of what the place was like 150 years ago.

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Thank YnotNorthofAuckland
Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

A very pleasant quiet peaceful couple of hours visiting Alberton , tucked in a small side street away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Very well maintained and furnished, lots of interesting items to look at, you can close your eyes and go back in time to the more gentile days . Because this house was lived in... More 

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Thank Evon2013
Kumeu, New Zealand
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33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

My partner and I visited Alberton House on a Sunday afternoon, starting with the grounds that are very nice and then inside of the house where a guide gave us an overview of the place and welcomed us in taking a look around and upstairs. The people at the front door were very professional and there's plenty of information about... More 

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1 Thank Marcelo_Toniolo
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

After being excited about visiting the alberton sor some time, it was a greet disappointment to our party. Firstly they tried to sit us in full glaring sun. Secondly the food was very poor and also there was not enough compared to other high teas. The lunch was apparently even poorer value according to the complaints from the party next... More 

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Thank Kiwikatie_11
Orewa, New Zealand
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51 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Alberton is another one of those must see places in Auckland, well worth including as part of a day spent exploring the hidden history of Auckland. Along with Highwic and Ewelme Cottage, Alberton is one of Heritage New Zealands Auckland properties. The house is almost completely original and certainly conveys the story of the family who traveled from England to... More 

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1 Thank Christopher H
Auckland
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83 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We attended a friend's wedding at Alberton House, it was a stunning place for a wedding with the ceremony taking place on the veranda and then the reception in a pavilion on the lawn. Everyone had a wander through the house between the ceremony and the reception which kept us entertained while the wedding party had their photos done. The... More 

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Thank AntipodeanAnn
Beenleigh
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205 reviews
140 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We only had 1 day in Auckland but we didn't want to miss this historic house. It's a bit out of the city and local friends picked us up from the city and drove us there. It's not too far to either bus it or take the train from the CBD as we had originally planned. The house volunteer gave... More 

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2 Thank GrahamJBeenleigh
Rockhampton, Australia
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111 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Alberton is gracious, stately, innovative, beautiful home. Much of the house's original furnishings and fittings are still in place, and we were given a brief history by one of the volunteers that oversee the home. A very pleasant place to while away some time.

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